Bond Yields

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What Strategists See for Markets as Treasury Yields Spike

(Bloomberg) — Treasury yields are quickly moving higher as investor expectations grow that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in March and follow up with further moves throughout the year. The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield has risen almost 30 basis points since the end of 2021 as market participants begin to price rate hikes […]

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Treasuries Are a Losing Investment Compared With These Bonds

“Fallen angel” corporate bonds are less sensitive to interest-rate changes brought on by the Fed. Getty Images For those looking for a safe investment, Treasury bonds aren’t the right bet. Instead, Bank of America advises considering a class of corporate bonds with a particularly bright outlook.  Treasury bonds have had a rough ride as of […]

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Bonds

Surging Bond Rates Threaten to Muzzle Dip-Buying Stock Bulls

(Bloomberg) — A valuation case that has fueled a near-tripling in the Nasdaq 100 Index is coming under increasing pressure, with surging interest rates threatening to dent equities’ there-is-no-alternative argument. While the stock-bond valuation picture still leans toward shares from a longer-term historical lens, it is currently being clouded by the biggest weekly run-up in […]

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Bond Traders Stare at Worst Real Returns Since Volcker Era

(Bloomberg) — Treasury investors are losing more money than they have in four decades, once inflation is taken into account. And if markets are right, they’re unlikely to come out ahead for years. The federal government’s debt has already lost about 2% outright over the past year as the Federal Reserve started removing pandemic-era stimulus […]

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The Bond Market Is Watching for a Fed Mistake. Check the Yield Curve.

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell. Brendan Smialowski / AFP via Getty Images The bond market is signaling that the Federal Reserve will soon have to abruptly lift interest rates, and that such a move could damage economic demand. Changes in bond yields suggest that this year’s surge in inflation has stuck around long enough […]

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U.S. 30-Year Yield Surges After Poor Auction in Wake of CPI

(Bloomberg) — Global bond yields are surging after a bigger-than-expected jump in U.S. inflation revived concerns that central banks will be forced to start raising interest rates sooner than traders anticipate. Treasuries tumbled Wednesday in an abrupt reversal for the world’s biggest bond market, where yields had declined after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell last […]

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The little-known type of bond that's paying 7.12% in interest right now

The personal finance community has been buzzing this week about a little-known type of government-backed savings bond paying as much as the stock market usually pays over the long-term: A mouth-watering 7.12% that’s pretty much as safe as anything out there. They’re called Series I savings bonds and the government sets the rate of interest […]

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